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Forum: Springfield Armory Today, 07:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4
Posted By RetiredRod
New Hellcat

Just bought a new Hellcat. Interested in what other Hellcat owners think of this pistol. What have you learned about it? Any inherent problems? Any particular ammo it likes? Doesn't like? Any...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 09-19-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 4,912
Posted By RetiredRod
Thanks for the link, CA. Got the info I needed...

Thanks for the link, CA. Got the info I needed to get my absentee ballot in the next few days.
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 09-18-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 295
Posted By RetiredRod
I love it!! Nitro, my friend, I do wish you were...

I love it!! Nitro, my friend, I do wish you were one of Trumps political strategists. :rock:
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 09-18-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,294
Posted By RetiredRod
I understand your frustration, but let me state...

I understand your frustration, but let me state unequivocally....the current administrators and moderators of this forum will NEVER start sounding like democrats and saying how great Obama's terms...
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 09-15-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 825
Posted By RetiredRod
Good idea. Thread closed.

Good idea. Thread closed.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-15-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By RetiredRod
That's an excellent, perceptive question. But,...

That's an excellent, perceptive question. But, the answer is "no". :) I do it because when I change the setting, in order to get the die "settled" I do 6 powder drops: single drop, double drop,...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-15-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By RetiredRod
Sorry, PP can't offer any help with your...

Sorry, PP can't offer any help with your question. Just wanted to put in a plug for the RCBS lock-out die. Used one when I was running a 650 and thought it did a great job. IMO that the best...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-15-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 537
Posted By RetiredRod
I use the Dillon taper crimp for 45acp to be...

I use the Dillon taper crimp for 45acp to be fired in my semi-auto's and revolver using moon clips. I also use the same die for loading 45 auto-rim rounds. I don't load hot. Normally 200gr @ about...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-14-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 582
Posted By RetiredRod
I load TG in 45acp, in the 3.8-4.5gr range a lot....

I load TG in 45acp, in the 3.8-4.5gr range a lot. I have no problem seeing the single charge in the case and am quite sure a double charge would be very apparent. Actually, when changing to a new...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-12-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 634
Posted By RetiredRod
Kevin, welcome to the Forum and the Reloading...

Kevin, welcome to the Forum and the Reloading section.

More information will help us understand your problem better. Is this the very first reloads you've ever made or have you successfully...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-11-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By RetiredRod
I hope you're going to tie it to a tree and pull...

I hope you're going to tie it to a tree and pull the trigger with a string. :rolleyes:
Forum: Revolvers 09-11-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 378
Posted By RetiredRod
Well, that's a shame. I've had a couple of my...

Well, that's a shame. I've had a couple of my "older" Smith's drilled & tapped for the Weaver rail. Worked fine. When I want to remove the red dot system I used plug screws to fill in the tapped...
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-11-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By RetiredRod
I have used 200gr RNFP's a fair amount and like...

I have used 200gr RNFP's a fair amount and like them a lot. I have the tentative opinion that they are as accurate as 200gr LSWC's - further testing required to firm up that opinion.
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 09-10-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,853
Posted By RetiredRod
???

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Forum: Reloading Bench 09-10-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,409
Posted By RetiredRod
Please come back and post your chrono results. ...

Please come back and post your chrono results. I'm always interested in "real world" data. Be sure to note barrel length for velocity and distance to target if you shoot any "groups".
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-10-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,104
Posted By RetiredRod
OK, here's my math: If 100 bullets costs...

OK, here's my math:

If 100 bullets costs $40.98, that divides out to 41 cents per bullet. No new math involved. Just basic long division. :)
Forum: Second Amendment News ONLY 09-10-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 890
Posted By RetiredRod
I don't disagree with the sentiment of your post....

I don't disagree with the sentiment of your post. I'm also a big Josh Hawley fan. Just wanted to set the record straight. Mike Parsons is the Governor now. Greitens resigned in disgrace about 3...
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 09-10-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 670
Posted By RetiredRod
We haven't been given that information yet, but...

We haven't been given that information yet, but it would seem so.
Forum: Site Questions & Suggestions 09-09-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 670
Posted By RetiredRod
I'm a bigger fan of Groucho Marx than I am of...

I'm a bigger fan of Groucho Marx than I am of Woody Allen.
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-07-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 336
Posted By RetiredRod
Mike, just to be clear: Power Factor (PF) is not...

Mike, just to be clear: Power Factor (PF) is not a description of the “power” of the powder. It is a calculated number as yeti described. It represents the “power” of the load you’re shooting. It’s...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussions 09-05-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,060
Posted By RetiredRod
Sigh.....I'm about to travel by plane to attend a...

Sigh.....I'm about to travel by plane to attend a wedding. But, at least that's only High-High, not High-Higher or High-Highest. :) Does risk change if I wear a mask? :biglaugh:
Forum: Reloading Bench 09-04-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,409
Posted By RetiredRod
Was going to change the spelling for you, but you...

Was going to change the spelling for you, but you frequently like to use a play on words in your posts, so maybe you meant what you said and it wasn't a typo. :biglaugh:
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-04-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 568
Posted By RetiredRod
FWIW, I just bought some Crimson Trace Laser...

FWIW, I just bought some Crimson Trace Laser Grips. The instruction book says the laser comes sighted in at 50 feet.
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-02-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By RetiredRod
What took you so long to get here? :rofl:

What took you so long to get here? :rofl:
Forum: General Gun Discussion 09-02-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,301
Posted By RetiredRod
Shot some Thunderbolts yesterday, along with CCI...

Shot some Thunderbolts yesterday, along with CCI SV's and Aguila Expert. Accuracy at 25 yards was equal for all 3 thru my Mk.II. Of course, I'm not all that great a shot freehand at 25 yards any...
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